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Pain after root canal treatment

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  • 31-05-2010 10:18pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 487 ✭✭


    Hi folks,

    Just a quick question: A few days ago I underwent root canal treatment. The thing is, a few days later, I'm experiencing a dull and aching pain around the treated area. I'm popping the Neurofen plus in order to keep the pain away. In fairness, the pain pretty much vanishes after a couple of painkillers. I'm just wondering is such pain normal after root canal treatment?

    TIA!

    DUTCHY


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 13 Richlp5


    I had a root canal done 2 days ago. The front lower tooth. I still have a pain in my chin below the tooth. It is quite painful. I think the endodentist told me 72hrs or so before the pain goes away..so I'm just hoping there will be no pain after tomorrow


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 6,926 ✭✭✭davo10


    The mucosa (soft tissue) around lower front teeth can be quite thin and tight, sometimes the area can be a bit tender/sore for a while after anasthetic. It should settle down soon.


  • Registered Users Posts: 487 ✭✭Dutchy


    Happy to report the pain subsided



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